My Education and Research Training

B.Sc. 1985 Peking University, Mathematics
M.Sc. 1987 Tsinghua University, Applied Mathematics

M.Sc. 1992 University of Toronto, Statistics,
Ph.D. 1998 University of Toronto, Biostatistics

My Ph.D. advisor Robert J. Tibshirani, A Poem dedicated to Rob in the summer 1998

My statistical genetics mentor Raymond Carroll,




My Mathematical Genealogy:

Wenjiang Fu (University of Toronto 1998)
Robert Tibshirani (Stanford University 1985)
Bradley Efron (Stanford University 1964)
Rupert Griel Miller, Jr. (Stanford University 1958)
Samuel Karlin (Princeton University 1947)
Salomon Bochner (Universität Berlin 1921)
Erhard Schmidt (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 1905)
David Hilbert (Universität Königsberg 1885)
C. L. Ferdinand (Carl Louis) Lindemann (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 1873)
C. Felix (Christian) Klein (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn 1868)
Julius Plücker (Philipps-Universität Marburg 1823)
Christian Ludwig Gerling (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 1812)
Carl Friedrich Gauss (Universität Helmstedt 1799)
Johann Friedrich Pfaff (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 1786)
Abraham Gotthelf Kaestner (Universität Leipzig 1739)
Christian August Hausen (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg 1713)
Johann Christoph Wichmannshausen (Universität Leipzig 1685)
Otto Mencken Advisor: Unknown